February 2020 – Newsletter

February 2020 Newsletter Well here comes your second newsletter, a little long I am afraid. Firstly, an update on Bob's wife Maureen. From what I understand Maureen is on a very very slow recovery and is still extremely poorly. Paul does talk to Bob and when asked gives us an update which is very kind of him. Plus it prevents lots of phone calls to Bob. Our thoughts are with Bob and his family and I know we all hope Maureen has a full recovery and look forward to seeing Bob back sailing and up...
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December 2019 News letter

BRIGHTLINGSEA MODEL BOAT CLUB – NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2019 Well when I joined this Club it never came into my mind that I would end up being the Secretary for this great Club and its members, who over the years have given me the inspiration (hmm I think it was inspiration) and help with my sailing and boat building. As I said at the AGM it is a shock for a lot of our members in respect of the huge change but again I want to emphasis this new Committee has the future of our Club and you the memb...
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October 2019 Newsletter

Can I firstly thank all the members who have helped support the club in the last two months, especially with the boat auction and the soup and sail night. I can still now see the tables full of boats and materials waiting for auction on that Sunday morning and the good turn out of members with their bids. Thanking Ron Kelleher, Peter Breton and the late John Bines Family for their kind donation of boats etc which made a great sale and extra funds for club. Thank you also to Tony Brett an...
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Brightlingsea Model Boat Club News July/August 2019

  Dear Members, It’s been a busy couple of months starting with the Tendring Hundred Show. A big thank you to everyone that gave up their time to set up the boats, attend the show and help clear away after. It was a long day but a very enjoyable one and sparked a lot of interest from the public. They were very impressed with the variety of boats on display and keen to learn more about our club. It was particularly exciting this year as the BBC came and interviewed some of our c...
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March/April Newsletter 2019

Firstly, may I thank all members who supported the Soup Night and for making it a lovely evening. I would also like to thank Sandra and Peter for all their hard work in making the evening a success. Also, a big thank you to all the members for their kind donations on the night. What a day Sunday 10th March gave us; “HIGH WINDS” comes to mind. It was just like a light bulb moment. As the race started so did the strong winds. We should all thank David Britton, Barry, Danny, and Gordon for all t...
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January/February Newsletter 2019

Here goes with my first newsletter for the Club. I would first of all like to thank all of you who voted for me at the last AGM and have to say how pleased I am to have taken over from Paul and hope I can do as much for the club as he did for many years. It’s going to be a hard act to follow but I’ve given it a lot of thought and I intend to do my utmost I can for the club. I have had a meeting this week with the Town Council and also Barry from the Scouts next door, he has told me that he an...
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Yule Newsletter 2018

Well, this is my last newsletter, so I'll ease up on the moans and let the new Commodore bend your ears in the new year. Having said that, the tea pot takings have suffered greatly this year and are well down. I realise paying is easy to forget if you start talking as soon as you arrive, but if things continue as they are the Committee will have to consider an alternative way of funding this facility, so please make an effort and ensure you pay. Likewise, putting 20p in and telling other that t...
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September/October Newsletter 2018

Despite the brief period of weed invasion, I think we've had a decent year of sailing and as usual Terry Hamilton has done us proud by keeping the pond as full as possible throughout the year. I have decided to step down this coming AGM (I can hear you all cheer). I do feel that my dictatorship has gone on for long enough and a new, less bossy, less gobby and more TEAM minded commodore would do the club good. Gary the builder would very much like take over and as he works well with Peter and ...
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